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Christopher Nolan

Following

Edition 1999
69' - 1998 - Crime, Mystery, Thriller - Dialogue: English
Director: Christopher Nolan Composer: David Julyan With: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell
Bill is the unlikely hero, a marginal type, but also an intriguing Elckerlyc. He is unemployed, pretends to be a writer and has just started following strangers. He explains away this unusual habit as research for his writing, but it is obvious that his obsession emerges from a desperate need to fill his lonely hours. One day he is caught out by Cobb, one of his “victims”. Cobb reveals that he too fills his days trespassing on boundaries: he is a burglar who gets more pleasure from violating the privacy of his victims than from any financial gain. Cobb invites Bill to join in and soon Bill is filling his time with break-ins and lunching on stolen credit cards. Cobb is partly his mentor, partly confessor and partly an evil twin brother.

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Credits

Director

Christopher Nolan

Composer

David Julyan

With

Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell

Scenario

Christopher Nolan

Director of Photography

Christopher Nolan

Editor

Gareth Heal, Christopher Nolan

Producer

Christopher Nolan, Jeremy Theobald, Emma Thomas

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United Kingdom

Year

1998

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